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Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion
Residential
Friday March 9 2018

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion

Reforming negative gearing can save the Australian Government more than $1.7 billion each year without hurting ‘mum and dad’ investors, AHURI research released today finds.

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom
Mining
Wednesday February 28 2018

WA:How WA Blew the Mining Boom

For much of the 2000s Perth was awash with money and in party mode thanks to the mining boom.

New Home Construction Rebounds in Alberta
Residential
Thursday January 4 2018

New Home Construction Rebounds in Alberta

New home construction in Alberta continues to rebound, led by growth in single-family homes.

The Australian Economy: Juggling Sector Growth
Business
Wednesday November 22 2017

The Australian Economy: Juggling Sector Growth

The record long and strong new home building boom ended in 2016, and we are now a year into what we expect will be a three-year...

Warning over BIG Home Loans
Residential
Wednesday November 22 2017

Warning over BIG Home Loans

The banking regulator is still concerned about the size of the mortgages being taken on by consumers despite the effectiveness of its efforts to curtail...

Australia Facing Shortage in Skilled Engineers
Business
Tuesday November 7 2017

Australia Facing Shortage in Skilled Engineers

Engineers with 12D experience and those in areas such as civil, structural and other areas are in shortage throughout Australia as a large number of public...

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 7 2017

NSW Holds onto Strongest Economy

The state government is committed to spending $73 billion in infrastructure across NSW over the next four years - more than what the nation is spending...

Households at Risk from Excessive Lending
Residential
Tuesday October 31 2017

Households at Risk from Excessive Lending

The perception that they are 'too big to fail' has encouraged Australia's big four banks to take risks that would exacerbate a housing downturn.

Signs Australian Economy Regaining Momentum
Business
Wednesday September 6 2017

Signs Australian Economy Regaining Momentum

The Turnbull government will be hoping official growth figures can get the focus back on to the economy after weeks of distraction from parliament's citizenship fiasco...

Residential
Jun 20 2018
Declining House Prices Have Further to Fall

Economists are warning of further house price falls but are confident this won't derail the economy more broadly although it may delay an official interest rate...

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Business
Jun 20 2018
NSW Budget Surplus Comes in at $3.9b

The NSW treasurer has revealed a $3.9 billion budget surplus and promised to use "the Holy Grail of numbers" to relieve cost-of-living pressures across the state.

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Business
Jun 13 2018
Sign of Solid Jobs Growth for Rest of 2018

Employment growth unsurprisingly cooled after an unsustainable record run in 2017, but there are signs job gains are likely to be solid for the remainder of...

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Commercial
Mar 9 2018
Industrial Building Work Drives 4Q growth in New Zewland

The value of New Zealand building work rose in the fourth quarter as a flurry of activity in industrial and commercial accommodation properties, such as hotels,...

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Business
Feb 23 2018
WA Economy Back from the Brink: Report

A rebounding West Australian economy is forecast to bring jobs and long-awaited wages growth, but the weight of government debt remains a threat to the...

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Business
Feb 6 2018
Construction Employment in New Brunswick to Hold Steady

In a shift away from major industrial and engineering construction projects, more traditional core infrastructure construction and maintenance activities will be the primary employment drivers in...

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Business
Feb 2 2018
Australian Corporate Earnings to Lag in 2018: Report

Australian companies are tipped to lag the world in earnings growth this year and, as the February reporting season begins, analysts at UBS say high commodity...

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Business
Feb 2 2018
Further Job Losses Expected Across Alberta’s Construction Industry

As major projects wind down and the impact of lower oil prices persist, Alberta’s construction industry will shrink by up to 5,200 jobs through to 2019....

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Business
Jan 31 2018
Construction Helps Drive Business Confidence to Five Month High

A bounce in business confidence has narrowed the gap between sentiment and business conditions, National Australia Bank says.

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